Laurell K Hamilton Books

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Laurell K. Hamilton is an American author born in 1963. Hamilton, who grew up in Sims, Indiana with her grandmother, studied English and biology at Indiana Wesleyan University.

Order of Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Series

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1Guilty Pleasures 1993Description / Buy
2The Laughing Corpse 1994Description / Buy
3Circus of the Damned 1995Description / Buy
4The Lunatic Cafe 1996Description / Buy
5Bloody Bones 1996Description / Buy
6The Killing Dance 1997Description / Buy
7Burnt Offerings 1998Description / Buy
8Blue Moon 1998Description / Buy
9Obsidian Butterfly 2000Description / Buy
10Narcissus in Chains 2001Description / Buy
11Cerulean Sins 2003Description / Buy
12Incubus Dreams 2004Description / Buy
13Micah 2006Description / Buy
14Danse Macabre 2006Description / Buy
15The Harlequin 2007Description / Buy
16Blood Noir 2007Description / Buy
17Skin Trade 2009Description / Buy
18Flirt 2009Description / Buy
19Bullet 2010Description / Buy
20Hit List 2011Description / Buy
21Beauty (Short Story) 2012Description / Buy
22Kiss the Dead 2012Description / Buy
23Affliction 2013Description / Buy
24Dancing (Short Story) 2013Description / Buy
25Jason 2014Description / Buy
26Dead Ice 2015Description / Buy
27Crimson Death 2016Description / Buy
28Wounded (Short Story) 2016Description / Buy
29Serpentine 2018Description / Buy
30Sucker Punch 2020Description / Buy
31Rafael 2021Description / Buy

Order of Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Collections

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1Strange Candy 2006Description / Buy

Order of Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Graphic Novels

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1The First Death 2007Description / Buy
2Guilty Pleasures 2009Description / Buy
3The Laughing Corpse 2011Description / Buy

Order of Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter: Circus of the Damned Graphic Novels

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1The Charmer 2011Description / Buy
2The Ingenue 2011Description / Buy
3The Scoundrel 2012Description / Buy

Order of Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter: The Laughing Corpse Graphic Novels

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1Animator (Short Story) 2008Description / Buy
2Executioner (Short Story) 2008Description / Buy
3Necromancer (Short Story) 2010Description / Buy

Order of Merry Gentry Series

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1A Kiss of Shadows 2000Description / Buy
2A Caress of Twilight 2002Description / Buy
3Seduced by Moonlight 2004Description / Buy
4A Stroke of Midnight 2005Description / Buy
5Mistral's Kiss 2006Description / Buy
6A Lick of Frost 2007Description / Buy
7Swallowing Darkness 2008Description / Buy
8Divine Misdemeanors 2009Description / Buy
9A Shiver of Light 2014Description / Buy

Order of Laurell K Hamilton Standalone Novels

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1Nightseer 1992Description / Buy
2Club Vampyre 1997Description / Buy

Order of Laurell K Hamilton Non-Fiction Books

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1Ardeur 2010Description / Buy

Order of Ravenloft Series

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1Knight of the Black Rose ( By: James Lowder) 1991Description / Buy
2Vampire of the Mists ( By: Christie Golden) 1991Description / Buy
3Dance Of The Dead ( By: Christie Golden) 1992Description / Buy
4Heart of Midnight ( By: J. Robert King) 1992Description / Buy
5Carnival of Fear ( By: J. Robert King) 1993Description / Buy
6The Enemy Within ( By: Christie Golden) 1994Description / Buy
7Mordenheim ( By: Chet Williamson) 1994Description / Buy
8Tales of Ravenloft ( By: Brian M. Thomsen) 1994Description / Buy
9Scholar of Decay ( By: Tanya Huff) 1995Description / Buy
10Death of a Darklord 1995Description / Buy
11King of the Dead ( By: Gene DeWeese) 1996Description / Buy
12Lord of the Necropolis ( By: Gene DeWeese) 1997Description / Buy
13I, Strahd ( By: P.N. Elrod) 1998Description / Buy
14Spectre of the Black Rose ( By: Voronica Whitney-Robinson, James Lowder) 1999Description / Buy
15Black Crusade ( By: Ari Marmell) 2008Description / Buy
16Heaven's Bones ( By: Samantha Henderson) 2008Description / Buy
17The War Against Azalin ( By: P.N. Elrod) 2013Description / Buy

Order of Star Trek: The Next Generation (Numbered) Series

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1Ghost Ship ( By: Diane Carey) 1988Description / Buy
2The Peacekeepers ( By: Gene DeWeese) 1988Description / Buy
3The Children of Hamlin ( By:) 1988Description / Buy
4Survivors ( By: Jean Lorrah) 1989Description / Buy
5Strike Zone ( By: Peter David) 1989Description / Buy
6Power Hungry ( By:) 1989Description / Buy
7Masks ( By: John Vornholt) 1989Description / Buy
8The Captain's Honor ( By:) 1989Description / Buy
9A Call to Darkness ( By: Michael Jan Friedman) 1989Description / Buy
10A Rock and a Hard Place ( By: Peter David) 1990Description / Buy
11Gulliver's Fugitives ( By:) 1990Description / Buy
12Doomsday World ( By: Peter David, , Robert Greenberger, Michael Jan Friedman) 1990Description / Buy
13The Eyes of the Beholders ( By: A.C. Crispin) 1990Description / Buy
14Exiles ( By:) 1990Description / Buy
15Fortune's Light ( By: Michael Jan Friedman) 1991Description / Buy
16Contamination ( By: John Vornholt) 1991Description / Buy
17Boogeymen ( By: Mel Gilden) 1991Description / Buy
18Q-in-Law ( By: Peter David) 1991Description / Buy
19Perchance to Dream ( By:) 1991Description / Buy
20Spartacus ( By: Terry Mancour) 1992Description / Buy
21Chains of Command ( By: Bill McCay) 1992Description / Buy
22Imbalance ( By:) 1992Description / Buy
23War Drums ( By: John Vornholt) 1992Description / Buy
24Nightshade 1992Description / Buy
25Grounded ( By: David Bischoff) 1993Description / Buy
26The Romulan Prize ( By: Simon Hawke) 1993Description / Buy
27Guises of the Mind ( By:) 1993Description / Buy
28Here There Be Dragons ( By: John Peel) 1993Description / Buy
29Sins of Commission ( By: Susan Wright) 1994Description / Buy
30Debtors' Planet ( By:) 1994Description / Buy
31Foreign Foes ( By: Dave Galanter) 1994Description / Buy
32Requiem ( By: Michael Jan Friedman, Kevin Ryan) 1994Description / Buy
33Balance of Power ( By: Dafydd ab Hugh) 1995Description / Buy
34Blaze of Glory ( By: Simon Hawke) 1995Description / Buy
35The Romulan Stratagem ( By: Robert Greenberger) 1995Description / Buy
36Into the Nebula ( By: Gene DeWeese) 1995Description / Buy
37The Last Stand ( By:) 1995Description / Buy
38Dragon's Honor ( By: Greg Cox, Kij Johnson) 1996Description / Buy
39Rogue Saucer ( By: John Vornholt) 1996Description / Buy
40Possession ( By: , J.M. Dillard) 1996Description / Buy
41Infiltrator ( By:) 1996Description / Buy
42A Fury Scorned ( By: Pamela Sargent) 1996Description / Buy
43Sins of Commission ( By: Susan Wright) 1997Description / Buy
44The Death of Princes ( By: John Peel) 1997Description / Buy
45Intellivore ( By: Diane Duane) 1997Description / Buy
46To Storm Heaven ( By: Esther M. Friesner) 1997Description / Buy
47Dyson Sphere ( By: George Zebrowski) 1999Description / Buy
48The Forgotten War ( By: William R. Forstchen) 1999Description / Buy
49Tooth and Claw ( By: Doranna Durgin) 2001Description / Buy
50Diplomatic Implausibility ( By: Keith R.A. DeCandido) 2001Description / Buy

Order of Zaniel Havelock Series

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1A Terrible Fall of Angels 2021Description / Buy

Laurell K Hamilton Anthologies

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1 Out of this World2001Description / Buy
2 Cravings2004Description / Buy
3 Bite2004Description / Buy
4 Never After2009Description / Buy
5 Ravens in the Library: Magic in the Bard's Name2009Description / Buy
6 Fantastic Hope2020Description / Buy
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It was during her time at the university, which was called Marion College at the time, that she met her husband. They were soon married and presently have one daughter. The New York Times Bestseller writes fantasy and romance. Best known for the Anita Blake: Vampire hunter series, Hamilton has written numerous novels, short stories, and even comic books.

Hamilton’s protagonists start out at the bottom of their respective series before eventually ascending and slowly gaining power as they face the legendary creatures that inhabit their realms.

Hamilton has been commended for impacting the urban fantasy genre like few other authors, inspiring the likes of Allison Moulton to change their style and approach to storytelling.

Laurell K. Hamilton Awards

Hamilton has been praised for her work by parties from almost every circle of the literary arena, and while she hasn’t won nearly as many accolades as some other authors in the fantasy genre, here efforts haven’t gone unnoticed.

She has been nominated for a Sapphire Award on a number of occasions, winning one of them (for Bloody Bones) in the process. She has also been nominated for the Locus Award, this along with the James Tiptree Jr. Memorial Award.

Along with taking home a Paranormal Excellence Award for Romantic Literature in 2000, Hamilton seems to write stories and characters that appeal to the tastes of most types of readers.

Laurell K. Hamilton Books into Movies

IFC Cable Network announced in 2009 that it would produce its first theater-length movie by adapting Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter. IFC was planning to work hand in hand with Lionsgate to produce the TV movie.

Glen Morgan was attached to the project alongside Courtney Solomon. However, Hamilton announced soon after that the project had been canceled. Since then, there has been no word about resuscitating the project.

Best Laurell K. Hamilton Books

Hamilton has succeeded as an author because her books seem to appeal to everyone, with some of the best books she has produced including the following:

Circus of the Damned: There is an undead turf war on the horizon and Anita has been dragged into it. It all begins when a rogue master vampire comes to town. Jean-Claude, the City’s Master Vampire is a little distracted, determined to make Anita his.

However, Jean-Claude’s foes have something else in mind. Anita is more worried about the possibility of Richard Zeeman, a stunningly handsome teacher being caught in the crossfire of her life’s battles.

This book, the third in the Anita Blake series, opens with a pack of vampires going on a murder spree, and Anita is caught up in their games, with some of them determined to kill her while others would love nothing better than to own her.

Anita is distracted by the presence of an incredibly handsome teacher. However, Richard isn’t all that he seems. As with previous books, Hamilton tries to reduce the relevance of the romance and the sex, instead focusing on all the danger that surrounds Anita and the fact that everyone wants to kill her.

Anita continues to be the least likely vampire hunter in town, more interested in her Nike shoes than doing her job. Hamilton places an irritating amount of focus on issues of clothing and gun descriptions.

Obsidian Butterfly: Anita Blake is back and she’s in real trouble. The ancient evil she is about to face doesn’t frighten her nearly as much as the man she owes a favor to, a man that is as dangerous as they come.

This book, the ninth in the Anita Blake series, isn’t nearly as well written as the first. Hamilton spends too much time describing sex scenes and not enough time developing the actual plot.

The interesting dynamic between Anita and one of her more engaging foes isn’t present, with Richard being reduced to something sad and unappealing. There is also an infuriating lack of danger that ruins the stakes of the book.

Laurell K. Hamilton has made it clear on a number of occasions that she absolutely loves her characters and the idea of killing them has never crossed her mind. As such, despite all the danger that comes Anita’s way, the fact that her safety and that of her friends is secured lowers the quality of this book.

When Does The Next Laurell K Hamilton book come out?

Laurell K Hamilton doesn't seem to have an upcoming book. Their newest book is A Terrible Fall of Angels and was released on August, 17th 2021. It is the newest book in the Zaniel Havelock Series.

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